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Support the Smith!

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For almost a decade, Joel Benjamin and Yogasmith have provided us with space and teaching to nurture our bodies, minds, and spirits. Yogasmith is not just a yoga studio; it has become a beloved community gathering place. A place where we can always find a welcoming smile, a calming vibe, and tea and snacks in the kitchen. A place that almost always sends us away feeling more grounded and resilient than when we arrived.

Like so many other public spaces in our community, Yogasmith has been forced to close for an indefinite period in order to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. But while the studio in Georgetown sits empty and quiet, the rent, utilities, and other business expenses must still be paid and our teachers must find a way to cover their own living expenses without their income from the Smith. That's where we come in.

Now is the time for those of us who are able to support the community that has been strengthening us for the past several years. If you can afford to do so, please consider making a contribution to help ensure that the Smith reopens and that our teachers can weather this storm and return when the pandemic ends. (And it will end.)

All proceeds from this campaign will be used to help pay the ongoing business expenses necessary to keep Yogasmith open and to support our teachers during this period of lost income.


And remember to breathe!



  • Angela K Walls
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $75 
    • 4 yrs
  • Raymond Deardorf
    • $150 
    • 4 yrs
  • Al F.
    • $50 
    • 4 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 4 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Hank Balson
Seattle, WA
Joel Ancowitz

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